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Green America in the News (December 9, 2017) by Kimberly B. Johnson  Indulgent sweet treats are somewhat apart of American culture, like all the bite-sized chocolates we see around Christmas time or Valentine's Day. Would the gesture of a milk chocolate gift be as warm or romantic, however,…

Konbini
Green America in the News (November 28, 2017) Congress wants to spend millions peddling corporate talking points on GMOs. By Anna Meyer While Congress hasn’t accomplished much in 2017, it did manage to pass a budget resolution — and within that budget, a sum of $3 million stands out.…

Common Dreams
Green America in the News (October 30, 2017) Of Gods and Goblins   Judy Gearhart, Contributor Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum   This week, as millions of American kids prepare their costumes for the biggest chocolate consumption holiday of the year – Halloween –…

Huffington Post
Green America in the News (October 18, 2017)   This year, spending on Halloween is expected to reach an average of $86.13 per person, up from $82.93 last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey on Halloween. The Halloween spending stats Halloween was originally a…

The Alternative Daily
Green America in the News (September 21, 2017) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — DanoneWave, the North American operations of Danone S.A., is introducing its first Non-GMO Project verified yogurts as part of its Dannon Pledge, the company’s commitment to practices focused on sustainable agriculture,…

Food Business News
Green America in the News (September 20, 2017) Roughly a year after Dannon announced its Dannon Pledge, a commitment to more natural ingredients and product transparency, the company has successfully transformed its yogurt-making process; the company has announced that its Dannon® brand Whole…

Deli Market News
Green America in the News (September 16, 2017) Originally published on Red Green & Blue. A funny thing happened on the way to renegotiating NAFTA, the North American Trade Agreement that Trump said is so terrible for American workers. “The Swamp” is back, and it seems to be in charge, and…

Clean Technica
Green America in the News (September 11, 2017) Entrepreneurs gathering in Washington for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit, please beware.  By pushing for a little-known but damaging legal concept buried in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the chamber has…

The Hill
Green America in the News (August 30, 2017) Green America launched a new campaign Thursday urging AT&T and Verizon to publicly commit to fuel their operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. "AT&T and Verizon both recognize the urgency of climate change and the need for…

Politico
Green America in the News (August 25, 2017) BY EILLIE ANZILOTTI Apart from the familial ties that I was born into, my relationship with Wells Fargo may have been one of the longest-standing of my life. Since I was 11 years old, I’ve had a savings account with the bank, linked to my parents…

Fast Company
Green America in the News (August 10, 2017) All shopping is not created equal — we all have our preferred soaps and phone brands. I’d rather walk a bit further to my favorite grocery store than the closer one at the end of the block. Sometimes these choices are based on convenience,…

Missourian
Green America in the News (August 2, 2017) Over 100 small business leaders sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to ensure that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other global trade pacts does not allow foreign multinational corporations to…

Global Trade
Green America in the News (July 26, 2017) At this Boston company they just love to talk trash -- composting that is! By Alexandra Lim-Chua Wee At CERO Cooperative, trash is never really trash. The Massachusetts-based business -- which was recently awarded the Green America’s People &…

Martha Stewart
Green America in the News (July 10, 2017) BY CHRISTOPHER COLLINS  |  Agroecology, Climate, Food Policy, Labeling 07.10.17    The soil at Adobe House Farm in Durango, Colorado, gets better each time the landscaping trucks, brimming with leaves from a nearby housing development, make a…

Civil Eats
Green America in the News (July 10, 2017) Industry, labour, NGOs unite on zero toxic exposure of workers 29 June 2017 / Alternatives assessment & substitution, Electrical & electronics, United States Several pilot projects are underway to test alternatives to solvents and…

Chemical Watch
Green America in the News (June 19, 2017) In its newest push to encourage the magazine industry to use recycled paper, the nonprofit Green America’s Better Paper Project launched “One Million Trees” to encourage higher education institutions to publish alumni magazines on recycled paper.…

American Recycler
Green America in the News (June 1, 2017) The reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement was swift Thursday evening. In a press conference at the White House today, President Donald Trump announced that, although the U.S. will no…

ABC News
Green America in the News (May 18, 2017) No more GMOs in your Cheerios. General Mills Inc. said it is no longer using genetically engineered ingredients to make its signature cereal. The switch comes after a nearly yearlong campaign by a consumer activist group to pressure General Mills…

Los Angeles Times
Green America in the News (May 4, 2017) Three small green businesses offering green pet and animal products in New York, California and North Carolina are winners of Green America’s People & Planet Award. The winners of $5,000 prizes are: The Honest Kitchen and Front Yard Coop. The…

Pet Product News
Green America in the News (May 2, 2017) She may be a beautiful ice princess, but the factory where Elsa is made is allegedly encrusted with mold and filth. On Wednesday, the nonprofit Green America launched a petition asking Disney CEO Bob Iger to improve conditions at the Chinese…

Daily Dot